On Through The Valley

Tune: St Hugh

('Lord teach us how to pray aright')


In your Communion we be

Met in spirit, soul, see

Though we not physically partake

Yet we join for your sake


You still give bread, wine spiritual

Though we are not met all

In person round your table here

You in our hearts appear


Maintaining love and friendship, care

You give us grace to bear

Till day comes soon, we pray, we meet

To worship at your feet


Give help and aid to solitary

Where we seem unfriendly

But for everyone's good it be

May we be wise, agree


To distance self in person, though

Still human kindness know

Our pain, hurt, feelings ne'er as deep

As you did toil and weep


In desert and Gethsemane

And on to Calvary

Then resurrection, sinner's Friend

Your mercies us defend



    BRIAN HERE ~ Love the MUSIC ~ in the present CRISIS we all need to *Learn to pray more effectively ! * Love the tone & subject of your Pome ! In our Church Family we are all supporting the Elderly (70+) with shopping etc. Being An Evangelical Free Church we encourage all our Communicants to have their own Communion Service with Ribena (or Irn Bru) and a Bread Roll in their own Home. In our Church we believe in *The Priesthood ofAll Believers* so any Member can be a Celibrant @ *The Lords Table* ~ AMEN. Please PRAY for us this afternoon because we have decided to get married rather than postpone it for a year ~ we*ll soon be old enough to have to self isolate ! Our two Mums will be Matrons of Honour ~ PAPA will give Angela away (to Me !) and my DAD will be the best Man they can get on the DAY ~ SIMPLE. Angela is not phased ~ she just wanted us to be MAN & WIFE (in the sight of God) before we moved in together into *BETHANY* our First Houme ~ AMEN !

    Blessings & Joy to You & Frivolous Fido !
    Love in the Sprit Brian & Angela šŸ’›šŸ’›šŸ’›šŸ’›šŸ’›

    • orchidee

      I understand all this - we're all priests. I prepared some Communion 'wine' once - grape juice. It was out of date. Was I trying to poison them? They chucked it out, and dashed to shops in time to buy 'new wine' (more grape juice).
      Arrghh! Bethany can mean 'house of affliction'. I looked it up! I'm in a Bethany with KP, no doubt about that! But it can also mean 'house of figs'.
      Prayers for you at this time. I'm on my way to be your best man - if I was nearer. Or Fido will be :)

    • Amon

      I was desperately waiting to get such stuff before dusk, some wings to aid not just me but us rise higher and closer to the Lord.
      Nice work Orchidee

      • orchidee

        Thanks Amon.

      • Claudelle DeLuna

        A lovely & hopeful piece, Orchidee
        May we be granted resilience....
        Have a great evening, Sir

        • orchidee

          Thanks Claudelle.

        • Neville

          I kinda liked the message as it runneth from one end to t'other and was very up to the minute in a 8,6,8,6 way...

          Stay safe n well ā€¦. N

          • orchidee

            Thanks N. Best wishes. That'll be called the 'Common Metre', that thingy, otherwise known as C.M. 'Who ya calling common?' Replies: 'Well, I was only saying - that's all'. lol.

          • Michael Edwards

            Well writ O.

            • orchidee

              Thanks M.

            • Goldfinch60

              Good write Orchi.

              • orchidee

                Thanks Gold.

              • ron parrish aka wordman

                i think just total honesty

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